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Exploring the Challenge Programs: Why Study ‘Old-Fashioned’ Subjects?

The Classical Conversations’ Challenge programs introduce students to many valuable subjects as they practice the skills of learning. These subjects include some that are undisputedly regarded as significant today, such as algebra, while others have fallen out of favor...
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Ack! I Don’t Know Latin (or Math)

Tutor or parent, we’ve all felt this frustration at some point or another. We received what we might consider a poor education (or at least an education that is less than our child is receiving) and we cannot keep up with them. They are, for better or worse—better,...
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How to Assess Your Student's Latin Work

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I hope that everyone is off to a good start to the school year. I am excited to work with my full Challenge III class this year. I am also excited to formally start Latin (besides the Classical Conversations’ memory work) with my fourth grade daughter. Here are my tips...
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Encouragement and Admonition for Latin This Year

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I hope everyone is getting excited for the beginning of their school year. I know I am! I hope you are also happy for your students to take Latin this year. I thought you might need a pep talk before the year starts. Here is my humble attempt: Latin is a pivotal...
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Beefing Up Sixth Grade

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Revisiting Some Archived Articles that Have Not Been Lost, but May Have Been Forgotten and Are Worth a Fresh Read In more and more Classical Conversations communities, sixth graders start their final year in Foundations already knowing a lot of the memory work. Many...
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